Skip to main content

Seattle Municipal Archives

The mission of the Archives is to support the goals of the City of Seattle and the citizens of the City by identifying, acquiring, arranging, describing, preserving, and making accessible - for the use of City agencies, scholars, students, and the general public - the records of enduring value created or received by City agencies and elected officials.



rss RSS

SHOW DETAILS
up-solid down-solid
eye
Title
Date Archived
Creator
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle City Light
movies
eye 1,121
favorite 2
comment 0
Public service announcement on ways to reduce residential energy consumption. Presented through a rap performed by Steve Wesley (lyrics by Sir Mix-A-Lot) and featuring the Madrona Youth Theater. Item 5542, Record Series 1204-05, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topics: Energy conservation, public service announcement, utility bills, Seattle, rap, Seattle City Light
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Woodland Park Zoo
movies
eye 323
favorite 3
comment 0
Footage of Woodland Park dating from 1938. Visitors peruse the grounds of the zoo and the larger park, play tennis, and ride in horse-and-buggies. Animals featured include Sika Deer, elk, Indian elephants, goats, Barbary sheep, Rocky Mountain goats, camels, swans, polar bears, lions, Bengal tigers, and baboons. Item 532, Record Series 8601-08, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topics: zoo, animals, Seattle, Woodland Park Zoo
Seattle Municipal Archives
by City of Seattle, Engineering Department
movies
eye 302
favorite 5
comment 0
Footage of street scenes taken by the Seattle Department of Streets and Sewers during the 1920s and 1930s. Footage is supplemented with descriptive text stills. The University Bridge and Fremont Bridge are prominently featured. Also present is footage of Department equipment in operation, such as street cleaners and dump trucks. Item 453, Record Series 2613-09, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topics: Department of Streets and Sewers, street construction, bridges, Fremont, University District, West...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by City of Seattle, Engineering Department
movies
eye 294
favorite 5
comment 0
Unedited footage created by the City of Seattle Engineering Department featuring shots driving along the Alaskan Way Viaduct and the reconstruction of the Ballard Bridge.   The Ballard Bridge was originally built in 1917, spanning 2,854 feet across the Ship Canal, to connect Ballard with the Interbay, Magnolia and Queen Anne neighborhoods. In 1937 the Seattle City Council passed an ordinance authorizing work to begin on reconstructing the bascule bridge. Completed in 1939, the reconstruction...
Topics: Seattle, Engineering Department, Ballard, bridges, construction, paving, streetcars, Aurora,...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seatte Department of Streets and Sewers
movies
eye 208
favorite 2
comment 0
Footage taken in 1926 by the Seattle Department of Streets and Sewers that features some of the Department's construction, demolition, and manufacturing projects. Industrial machinery, such as road graders and steam shovels, is especially prominent. Several scenes of busy Seattle streets are also interspersed. Locations identified by cue cards include the intersection of Jackson Street and 4th Avenue, the intersection of Pine Street and 4th Avenue, Jackson Street, Juanita Bay, the Fremont...
Topics: Fremont Bridge, University Bridge, Smith Cove, trucks, streetcars, traffic, street cleaning,...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle City Light
movies
eye 189
favorite 1
comment 0
Likely outtakes of Frank Borzage film "The River" of 1929. Footage of river, camp with log buildings; sign: Diablo Dam; blasting river bank; dredging; construction; cameraman; shots of dam from many perspectives; individual shots of workers. Item 433, Record Series 1204-05, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topics: Seattle City Light, Diablo Dam, Diablo Camp, Frank Borzage, construction, blasting, dredging
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Woodland Park Zoo
movies
eye 178
favorite 0
comment 0
Compilation footage of the zookeeper, marmots, polar bears, children, baby leopards, otters, kid's train, llamas, two girls in kimonos, chimpanzee with hat, entrance, goats, reindeer, buffalo, elephants, penguins. Item 963, Record Series 8601-08, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topics: Woodland Park Zoo, footage, zookeeper, marmots, polar bears, children, baby leopards, otters,...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle City Light
movies
eye 172
favorite 3
comment 0
Video transferred from reel-to-reel film about the story of the Denny Regrade. Footage includes montage of historical downtown scenes as well as maps, still images, and models of the project. Item 3271, Record Series 1204-05, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topics: Seattle, Space Needle, Denny Regrade, Ward Collier, Tom Collier, Cheryl Collier, Dan Dean, Seattle...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
movies
eye 169
favorite 3
comment 0
Includes two public service announcements about attending the Century 21 Exposition with sound, silent footage of construction, and woman touring sites at the World's Fair, hosted in Seattle. Date estimated. Item 2041, Record Series  3902-01, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topics: Century 21 Exposition, Seattle, World's Fair, Seattle Center House, public service annoucements
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Woodland Park Zoo
movies
eye 154
favorite 1
comment 0
Zoo Parade television program from 1955 covering the Woodland Park Zoo. Features many animals in studio, and wild footage of animals. Shows Bobo the gorilla at 4 years old, the bear grottos, and the feline house. Item 3524, Record Series 8601-08, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topics: Woodland Park Zoo, Seattle, zoo, animals, gorillas, bears
Seattle Municipal Archives
by City of Seattle, Department of Parks and Recreation
movies
eye 150
favorite 0
comment 0
Parks and Recreation footage of Maypole dancing, girls jumping rope, foot races, women sings of picnic races, track meet, athletes, crowds, races, bicycles, and baseball. Item 521, Record Series 5802-08, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topics: parks, picnics, children, games, races, track and field, jump rope, maypole, City of Seattle, Parks...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle City Light
movies
eye 135
favorite 1
comment 0
Footage of City Light managers participating in a dunk tank event. Staff in the tank include Deputy Superintendents Malcolm "Mac" MacDonald, John Saven, and Shan Taha. Item 4963, Record Series 1204-05, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topics: Seattle City Light, employees, Malcolm "Mac" MacDonald, John Saven, Shan Taha, dunk tank
Seattle Municipal Archives
by City of Seattle, Department of Parks and Recreation
movies
eye 135
favorite 1
comment 0
Footage of people enjoying Seattle parks.  Parks include Volunteer Park and Conservatory, Green Lake, Gasworks, and Alki.  Shots of  art museum, playgrounds, beaches, and zoo also included. Item 920, Record Series 5802-08, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topics: Volunteer Park, Seattle, Alki Beach, Greenlake, Gasworks Park, Woodland Park Zoo, parks,...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by City of Seattle, Engineering Department
movies
eye 130
favorite 3
comment 0
Details about the construction of Seattle's seawall in the mid-1930s on what is now Alaskan Way. Item 430, Record Series 2613-09, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topics: Olde Curiosity Shop, Polynesia, Ivars, seawall, construction, Seattle, engineering, Alaskan Way
Seattle Municipal Archives
by City of Seattle, Department of Parks and Recreation
movies
eye 116
favorite 3
comment 0
Overview of Seattle's Bicycle Program from the late 1970s to the early 1980s.  Includes Discussion of Comprehensive Trail System and On-Street Improvements. Date estimated. Item 4420, Record Series 5802-08, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topics: bicycles, engineering department, bikeways, transportation planning, public-safety, citizen...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Municipal Archives
movies
eye 115
favorite 4
comment 0
Mayor Clinton narrates overview of Seattle in 1961, the year before the Seattle World's Fair.  Shots of Alki Point, ferries, the locks, marina, Aurora Bridge, Lake Union, boats, fishing, Boeing, airport, schools, bridges and Mt. Rainier.  Item 17, Record Series 1204-05, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topics: Seattle, Mayor Clinton, Seattle City Light
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle City Light
movies
eye 111
favorite 2
comment 0
Likely outtakes of Frank Borzage film "The River" of 1929. Footage of river, camp with log buildings; sign: Diablo Dam; blasting river bank; dredging; construction; cameraman; shots of dam from many perspectives;  individual shots of workers. Item 432, Record Series 1204-05, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topics: Seattle City Light, Diablo Dam, Diablo Camp, Frank Borzage, construction, blasting, dredging
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle City Light
movies
eye 111
favorite 3
comment 0
History of the Skagit Hydroelectric Project and current operations in 1958. Includes footage of people enjoying tours of dams and powerhouses, as well as camping, boating, and waterskiing on Ross Lake. Also includes basic overview on how electricity and hydroelectric power works. Written and directed by Juel Lange and narrated by Bob Gleason. Item 35, Record Series 1204-05, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topics: Seattle City Light, Skagit Hydroelectric Project, hydroelectricity, Ross Lake, dams, camping,...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Fire Department
movies
eye 111
favorite 0
comment 0
In this fire safety cartoon from 1985, a talking fire hydrant named Big Red helps Zookeeper Debbie protect her animals from the dangers of fire hazards. Produced and animated by members of the Seattle Fire Department. Item 859, Record Series 2801-11, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topics: Seattle Fire Department, Public Service Announcement, cartoon, animation, fire safety
Seattle Municipal Archives
by City of Seattle, Engineering Department
movies
eye 105
favorite 2
comment 0
Groundbreaking and construction of Kingdome from dedication in November 2, 1972 to 1975. Includes ground breaking ceremony with cheerleaders and bands including the Kent Meridian Royals; construction at various stages, view of downtown Seattle, and completed Kingdome.  Item 489 Series 2613-09, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topics: Seattle, Kingdome, sports, stadium, baseball, construction, dedication ceremony
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle City Light
movies
eye 105
favorite 5
comment 0
Distinct phases of construction on Ross Dam with captions separating the segments. Item 21, Record Series 1204-05, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topics: Ross Dam, Seattle City Light, construction, hydroelectricity
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Fire Department
movies
eye 105
favorite 0
comment 0
In this fire safety cartoon from 1985, a talking fire hydrant named Big Red visits a spooky old mansion with Inspector Jim in order to teach viewers about potential fire hazards in the home. Produced and animated by members of the Seattle Fire Department.
Topics: Seattle Fire Department, Public Service Announcement, cartoon, animation, fire safety
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle City Light
movies
eye 103
favorite 1
comment 0
Likely outtakes of Frank Borzage film "The River" of 1929. Footage of river, camp with log buildings; sign: Diablo Dam; blasting river bank; dredging; construction; cameraman; shots of dam from many perspectives; individual shots of workers. Item 433, Record Series 1204-05, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topics: Seattle City Light, Diablo Dam, Diablo Camp, Frank Borzage, construction, blasting, dredging
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle City Light
movies
eye 89
favorite 0
comment 0
An installment of the internal Seattle City Light employee news show hosted by Miles Chamberlin. Includes the following reports: history of the wetland flooding at the Tukwila Hydroelectric Facility narrated by Real Property Agent, Gary Farr; coverage of the 1977 International Women's Day Conference held in Houston, Texas narrated by “roving reporter” Nancy Callary (it is noted at this time that Seattle City Light employed 325 women); highlights from the Governor Safety Council...
Topics: Seattle City Light, employee newsletter, video newsletter, women employees, women's rights,...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by City of Los Angeles Water and Power
movies
eye 81
favorite 0
comment 0
Animated story of man misusing his appliances and wasting electricity.  Appliances revolt. Created by National Television News for City of Los Angeles Water and Power. Item 305, Record Series 1204-05, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topics: energy conservation, animation
Seattle Municipal Archives
by KUAC, University of Alaska Fairbanks
movies
eye 75
favorite 1
comment 0
Women's roundtable discussion of experiences working on the Alaska Pipeline. Includes discussion of barriers to union membership and employment, and sexual harassment. Video was likely shown as part of or used for reference in sexual harassment training at Seattle City Light. Features Jane Williams, Joyce Allen, Virginia Baim, Joanne Bretzer, and Sue Pittman. Copyright KUAC-TV Production in Fairbanks, Alaska. Posted with permission for scholarly and research purposes only. Item 3360, Record...
Topics: employees, women, discrimination, sexual harassment, affirmative action, labor unions,...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle City Light
movies
eye 74
favorite 1
comment 0
Footage of the Ross Dam in various phases of construction, estimated from 1937 to 1941. Also included is footage of workers and inspectors, wildlife, and scenery. Item 5197, Record Series 1204-05, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topics: Seattle City Light, Skagit River Hydroelectric Project, Ross Dam (Wash.), Rivers, Dams, Mountains,...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Fire Department
movies
eye 65
favorite 0
comment 0
An animated educational film featuring Big Red, the talking fire hydrant teaching about fire safety. Animated, written and produced by the Seattle Fire Department.
Topic: Seattle Fire Department
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle City Light
movies
eye 61
favorite 1
comment 0
Footage of the Ross Dam in various phases of construction, estimated from 1937 to 1941. Also included is footage of workers and inspectors, wildlife, and scenery. Item 5198, Record Series 1204-05, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topics: Seattle City Light, Skagit River Hydroelectric Project, Ross Dam (Wash.), Rivers, Dams, Mountains,...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Fire Department
movies
eye 55
favorite 1
comment 0
An animated educational film featuring Big Red, the talking fire hydrant travels back in time to teach cavemen about fire safety. Includes live-action re-enactment (not animated) children climbing out of bedroom window to escape fire and fire fighters arriving. Animated, written and produced by the Seattle Fire Department.
Topic: Seattle Fire Department
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle City Light
movies
eye 50
favorite 1
comment 0
Two segments about "Hard Hat Heroes", an educational outreach program for Seattle school children. The City Light employees talk with children about safety around electricity and demonstrate use of bucket trucks and pole climbing. The first segment is intended for children viewers and the second is intended for Seattle City Light employees.
Topics: Seattle City Light, Children, Safety, Electricity, Outreach, Elementary schools
Seattle Municipal Archives
movies
eye 49
favorite 1
comment 0
Episode of 48 Hours, CBS about Seattle's cold case detectives. This episode features the 1993 murder of Seattle musician Mia Zapata. Item 8753, Record Series 3902-01, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Topics: Seattle, 48 Hours, Cold Case, Murder, Detectives, Crime, Murder investigation, Mia Zapata
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle City Light
movies
eye 49
favorite 1
comment 0
A montage of clips set to music showing various Seattle City Light facilities historically and currently. Item 5358, Record Series 1204-05, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topics: Seattle City Light, energy
Seattle Municipal Archives
by City of Seattle, Engineering Department
movies
eye 48
favorite 1
comment 0
Footage covering the improvement of Diagonal Avenue South storm drain sewer. Includes project signage, construction and installation of Diagonal Avenue S trunk sewer, cement trucks and Duwamish Waterway. Item 487, Record Series 2613-09, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topics: storm sewers, construction, Industrial District, Duwamish Valley, Seattle, engineering
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Fire Department
movies
eye 48
favorite 0
comment 0
In an animated public service announcement about fire safety, Mr. Bumblesbee is invited to the Seattle Seahawks training camp where he meets Jim Zorn. Developed and animated by the Seattle Fire Department. Original format: 16mm, color, sound
Topics: Seattle Fire Department, Seattle Municipal Archives, Jim Zorn, Seattle Seahawks, fire safety,...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle City Light
movies
eye 47
favorite 0
comment 0
Unedited footage of salmon underwater (multiple shots from inside the visitors center and using an underwater camera) and other scenic shots of the Skagit area. Item 7589, Record Series 1204-05, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from Seattle City Light.
Topics: Salmon, Fish, Skagit River
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle City Light
movies
eye 46
favorite 1
comment 0
A training video for participants in the Seattle City Light apprenticeship program.The scenarios depicted are based on a compilation of actual events and performed by actual Seattle City Light employees. Item 5534, Record Series 1204-05, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topics: Seattle City Light, employee training, training video
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle City Light
movies
eye 42
favorite 0
comment 0
Puppet show about Travis Ptarmigan, Sticksville's new mayor who implements energy conservation measures and helps the contrary citizens become more conscious of their energy consumption. Puppets by Betsy Tobin and Jean Mattson and music and lyrics by Tim Noah. Show was produced with grants from Seattle City Light and the United States Department of Energy. Item 5225, Record Series 1204-05, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topics: Seattle Municipal Archives, puppet television programs, energy conservation, children's theater,...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle City Light
movies
eye 41
favorite 0
comment 0
Interviews with female employees about their participation in Seattle City Light's Clerical Upward Mobility Program, which was designed to give clerical workers opportunities to work in traditionally male-dominated positions. Features Betty Schermerhorn, Judy Dodd, Bev Harada, Kellie Hunyady, Dawn Hodo, and Linda Mosely. Item 4279, Record Series 1204-05, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topics: Seattle City Light, women workers
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle City Light
movies
eye 40
favorite 0
comment 0
A children's theatrical performance at Shoreline Community College about energy conservation. Featuring a slideshow with photographs of various Seattle City Light facilities. Item 5295, Record Series 1204-05, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topics: Seattle City Light, children's theater, energy conservation
Seattle Municipal Archives
movies
eye 39
favorite 0
comment 0
A collection of Words' Worth Poetry Program readings. Curated by John Burgess. Poems read at Councilmember Nick Licata's Culture, Civil Rights, Health and Personnel Committee meetings in 2008. Poets include John Burgess, Alexandra Oliver, Cody Walker, Raul Sanchez, Julene Tripp Weaver, Michael Schein, Lynn Miller,  Eric McHenry, J. W. Marshall, Mary Lou Sanelli, Suzanne E. Edison, Marta Sanchez. Produced by Seattle Channel. Item 5731, Nick Licata Moving Image Collection, Record Series 4650-12,...
Topics: Seattle Channel, Nick Licata, John Burgess, Alexandra Oliver, Cody Walker, Raul Sanchez, Julene...
Seattle Municipal Archives
movies
eye 38
favorite 0
comment 0
A collection of Words' Worth Poetry Program readings. Curated by Grant Cogswell. Poems read at  Seattle City Council Public Safety, Civil Rights and Arts Committee meetings from October 12, 2004 - June 21, 2005. Poets include Grant Cogswell, Bryan Miller, M. White Chester, Sarah Mangold, Johnny Horton, Tina Hertzel, and James Arthur. Produced by Seattle Channel. Copies of the poems,, can be found through SMA's Archive-It site:...
Topics: Seattle Channel, Nick Licata, poetry, Words' Worth Poetry Program, Seattle City Council, Grant...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle City Light
movies
eye 37
favorite 0
comment 0
Interviews with female employees about their participation in the Clerical Upward Mobility Program, which was designed to give clerical workers opportunities to work in traditionally male-dominated positions such as machinists and warehouse workers. Item 4279, Record Series 1204-05, Seattle Municipal Archives Names: chermerhorn, Betty; Dodd, Judy; Harada, Bev; Hunyady, Kellie; Hodo, Dawn; Mosely, Linda
Topics: Women, Non-traditional jobs, Seattle, utilities
Seattle Municipal Archives
movies
eye 36
favorite 1
comment 0
Aerial footage of downtown Seattle, Seattle Center, the Kingdome, the West Seattle Lighthouse & Ports. Item 8851, Record Series 3902-01, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Topics: Seattle, Local government, Government-access television, GATV, Aerial footage, Plane footage,...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle City Light
movies
eye 35
favorite 0
comment 0
City employees and a professional chorus sing the 1969 Jackie DeShannon song "Put A Little Love In Your Heart" to spread the word about the Seattle Combined Charities employee giving program. Several City departments and the City Council are featured. Item 5005, Record Series 1204-05, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topics: Seattle City Light, Combined Charities, employees, charity
Seattle Municipal Archives
movies
eye 33
favorite 0
comment 0
A collection of Words' Worth Poetry Program readings. Curated by Sibyl James from June 3, 2011 to December 14, 2011. Poems read monthly or twice monthly at the beginning of the Housing, Human Services, Health and Culture Committee chaired by Council Member Nick Licata. Poets include Sibyl James, Emily Warn, Larry Laurence, Sharon Cumberland and Kathleen Flenniken.   Copies of poems can be found on Councilmember Licata's harvested website on Archive-It:...
Topics: Seattle Channel, Nick Licata, poetry, Words' Worth Poetry Program, Seattle City Council, Sibyl...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
movies
eye 30
favorite 0
comment 0
Footage from the Seattle Public Library, featuring a design presentation from architect Rem Koolhaas. Item 8488, Record Series 3902-01, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Topic: Seattle Municipal Archives
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
movies
eye 30
favorite 0
comment 0
Footage of the TV segment KCTS Connects, featuring a debate on the monorail. Item 8154, Record Series 3902-01, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Topics: Monorail, Transportation, Public Transportation, Infrastructure, Public policy, Debate, Mass...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
movies
eye 27
favorite 0
comment 0
Made for TV mini-documentary about people living with AIDS. Recorded on 9/7/1983; aired on 10/6/1983. @ 27:34, B-Roll footage of people living with AIDS at the Bailey-Boushay House who use therapy animals from the Delta Society. Item 8897, Record Series 3902-01, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Topics: Seattle, Local government, Government-access television, GATV, AIDS, AIDS Treatment, AIDS crisis,...
Seattle Municipal Archives
movies
eye 26
favorite 0
comment 0
A collection of Words' Worth Poetry Program readings. Curated by A. K. Mimi Allin from August 11, 2010 to May 11, 2011. Poems read monthly or twice monthly at the beginning of the Housing, Human Services, Health and Culture Committee chaired by Council Member Nick Licata. Poets include David George Kuhns, A K Mimi Allin, Aaron Silverberg, Meredith Clark, Monte Christopher Smith and Steven Roxborough.   Copies of poems can be found in Councilmember Licata's harvested website on Archive-It:...
Topics: Seattle Channel, Nick Licata, poetry, Words' Worth Poetry Program, Seattle City Council, David...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
movies
eye 26
favorite 0
comment 0
Item 7703, Record Series 3902-01, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Topic: Seattle Municipal Archives
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
movies
eye 25
favorite 0
comment 0
Item 7705, Record Series 3902-01, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Topic: Seattle Municipal Archives
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
movies
eye 24
favorite 0
comment 0
TV segment about celebration of salmon returning to the Seattle area. Includes footage of local elected officials and community members including Vi Hillbert, Bill Frank, Jr., Mike Lowry and others. There is also footage of a Native American Pow-wow at the event near the Seattle Aquarium. Item 8631, Record Series 3902-01, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Topics: Seattle, Salmon, Indigenous Tribes of Seattle and Washington, Northwest Tribes, Fish, Local...
Seattle Municipal Archives
movies
eye 23
favorite 0
comment 0
Color with sound. Poetry read at Councilmember Nick Licata's Culture, Civil Rights, Health and Personnel Committee meetings in 2008. Curated by John Burgess. Poets include John Burgess, Alexandra Oliver, Cody Walker, Raul Sanchez, Julene Tripp Weaver, Michael Schein, Lynn Miller, Eric McHenry, J. W. Marshall, Mary Lou Sanelli, Suzanne E. Edison, Marta Sanchez. Produced by Seattle Channel. "Upon his election to the City Council in 1998, Nick Licata instituted poetry readings before his City...
Topics: Seattle Municipal Archives, Poetry, Nick Licata
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
movies
eye 21
favorite 0
comment 0
Promotional video for the city of Seattle produced by Seattle-King County Convention and Visitors Bureau, Washington State Convention & Trade Center, MagicHour Films, and Bozell Advertising. Item 8929 Record Series 3902-01, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Topics: Seattle, Local government, Government-access television, GATV, Travel promotion, Visit Seattle,...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
movies
eye 21
favorite 1
comment 0
B-roll footage of the Seattle skyline at night. Item 8858, Record Series 3902-01, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Topics: Seattle, Local government, Government-access television, GATV, Seattle skyline, Aerial footage,...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by State of Washington Department of Natural Resources
movies
eye 21
favorite 0
comment 0
Footage of a wildfire from the State of Washington Department of Natural Resources. Item 8757, Record Series 3902-01, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Topics: Washington State, DNR, Wildfire, Fire
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle City Light
movies
eye 20
favorite 0
comment 0
A special report from Seattle City Light on the restoration done around the Tolt Dam in Carnation, Washington. Item 7598, Record Series 1204-05, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from Seattle City Light.
Topics: Tolt Dam, Washington State, Hydroelectric power
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
movies
eye 20
favorite 0
comment 0
Footage of a program by the Seattle Channel and Washington Women in Trades called "Rosie the Riveter". The episode profiles Washington women who worked in factories during World War II. Item 8162, Record Series 3902-01, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Topics: Government-access television, GATV, Seattle, Washington Women in Trades, Women at Work, Tradewomen,...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
movies
eye 19
favorite 0
comment 0
Air copy of Cover to Cover, episodes #2 and 3. Episode 2 highlights QIC Information, Columbia City Branch Library, and Storytime. Episode 3 highlights the Fine and Performing Arts Department, Mobile Services, and the Ballard Branch Library. Each episode ends with Nancy Pearl and her book recommendations. Footage likely recorded as part of the Libraries for All Campaign. Item 8588, Record Series 3902-01, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in...
Topic: Seattle Municipal Archives
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
movies
eye 19
favorite 0
comment 0
TV program about the International District After Dawn. Produced by Daniel Patterson. Department of Community Development. This video includes interviews with people who live and work in the International District, as well as footage of the neighborhood and it's businesses. Item 7690, Record Series 3902-01, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Topics: International District, Seattle, Seattle neighborhoods, Community Development,...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Jim Compton
movies
eye 18
favorite 0
comment 0
Item 1697, Record Series 4620-05, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topic: Seattle Municipal Archives
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Municipal Archives
movies
eye 17
favorite 0
comment 0
Video of a truck in the desert. Item 8863, Record Series 1204-05, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from Seattle City Light.
Topics: Truck, Desert, Field, Outside, Farm
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
movies
eye 17
favorite 0
comment 0
Footage of volunteers painting out grafitti, 5th Ave S. Bus Corridor near Holgate. Item 8165, Record Series 3902-01, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Topics: Graffiti, Neighborhood cleanup, Sodo, Seattle neighborhoods, Seattle, Pacific Northwest, Nick...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
movies
eye 17
favorite 0
comment 0
This episode of the TV program Cine-visions is called "Seattle Storytellers". It features the narrative film, Birthright. Birthright was created by Seattle filmmaker Lynn Wegenka in 1989. Item 8822, Record Series 3902-01, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Topics: Seattle, Local government, Government-access television, GATV, Seattle filmmakers, Birthright,...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
movies
eye 17
favorite 0
comment 0
Footage of a 3rd Avenue repaving project. Includes shots of photos from a 1928 album. Tape 1 of 2. Item 8789 Record Series 3902-01, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Topics: Seattle, Local government, Government-access television, GATV, Historic Seattle, Vintage Seattle,...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
movies
eye 16
favorite 0
comment 0
Footage of a panel on Seattle's Fashion history, held at the Museum of History and Industry. Speakers include: Dr. Stella Warnick; Steve Miska, Creative Director of Seattle Pacific Industries; Wini Jones, Design Director at ROFFE; Raj Shah, CEO of Shah Safari and International News; Dean Holly; President of Tailor Byrd; David Edlestein, of Foundation Design. Item 7432, Record Series 3902-01, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a...
Topics: Seattle, Local government, Government-access television, GATV, Fashion History, Museum of History...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle City Light
movies
eye 16
favorite 0
comment 0
A documentary produced by Seattle City Light and the Seattle Arts Commission on the settling of the Pend Oreille Valley and the creation of the Boundary Dam. Item 7528, Record Series 1204-05, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from Seattle City Light.
Topics: Pend Oreille, Boundary Dam, Hydroelectric power
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
movies
eye 16
favorite 0
comment 0
Item 7707, Record Series 3902-01, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Topic: Seattle Municipal Archives
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
movies
eye 16
favorite 0
comment 0
This episode of the TV program Cine-visions includes: Who We Are: Autobiographies in Art - Mildred Howard, Jake Seniuk, Kiff Slemmons by Heather Dew Oaksen (1992); Eggs and Soup by David Russo (1995); Abundance of Heat: Rolon Bert Garnder and NW Art by Annie Grosshans (1995); Decisions II by David Russo; Refuge by Ingrid Lahti (1997); Dazzling Bag of Paint Chips by David Russo; Little Lamb by Marianna Haniger (2001); Toybox by David Phillips; Item 8825, Record Series 3902-01, Seattle Municipal...
Topics: Seattle, Local government, Government-access television, GATV, Seattle filmmakers, Northwest...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
movies
eye 16
favorite 0
comment 0
Documentary TV segment about the Great Blue Heron, which is the official bird of the City of Seattle. Speakers include: Mark Buckley, Executive Director of the Seattle Audubon Society; Kevin Mack, Naturalist with PAWS Wildlife Rehabilitation Center; Alex Morgan, Conservation Program Director of the Seattle Audubon Society; Michael Hamilton, wildlife photographer. Item 8941 Record Series 3902-01, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by...
Topics: Seattle, Local government, Government-access television, GATV, Great Blue Heron, Birds, Ecology,...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
movies
eye 16
favorite 0
comment 0
Documentary titled "Ernestine Anderson: There Will Never Be Another You", by filmmaker Kay D. Ray, on the life and music of Seattle-born jazz musician Ernestine Anderson. Item 8155, Record Series 3902-01, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Topics: Jazz, Women in Jazz, Music, Ernestine Anderson, Local government, Government-access television,...
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Fire Department
movies
eye 16
favorite 0
comment 0
Footage of Seattle Fire Department firefighters and dive team fighting a fire on the underside of Pier 57 on Seattle's waterfront. Reel/case notes: Pier Fire Scuba Divers under pier Firefighting / Date: 8-23 / Time in: 105/P / Cam: PE RPT: RW / Property of KIRO T.V. / 77-274; Note on film: J2 55 25725 (634). Item 6542, Record Series 2801-11, Seattle Municipal Archives
Topics: Seattle Fire Department, Scuba diving, Scuba diver, Underwater, Seattle waterfront, Public safety
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle City Light
movies
eye 16
favorite 0
comment 0
Unedited footage of "Tap Central" youth dance group representing Seattle City Light in the "Unity Parade" (a Seafair community parade). Selections were used in the September/October 2005 Net-line episode. Filmed by Peter Clarke. Beginning is Peter Clarke filming a man being rescued from drowning. Item 7569, Record Series 1204-05, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from Seattle City Light.
Topics: Dance, Seattle, Youth
Seattle Municipal Archives
by Seattle Channel
movies
eye 16
favorite 0
comment 0
Air copy of Cover to Cover, episode #6. This episode highlights the Bookmobile, services for seniors, teens and children, and the Southwest Branch Library. Episode ends with Nancy Pearl and her book recommendations. Footage likely recorded as part of the Libraries for All Campaign. Item 8590, Record Series 3902-01, Seattle Municipal Archives Digitization of this videotape material has been made possible in part by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
Topic: Seattle Municipal Archives